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Taxidermy

When the time comes, instead of having Coco cremated we’re going to have her stuffed just like this and hung over Leta’s bed.

Of doctors and diagnoses

So we treated ringworm for what? Six weeks? And it never got better. Looked like it was getting worse, in fact. So we took Marlo back to the doctor, this time to another one at the clinic who could fit us in on short notice, and she looked at Marlo for barely a second and [...]

WINNERS! The dooce® xBox Joy Ride Giveaway 2010

It’s time to announce the winners of the dooce® xBox Joy Ride Giveaway 2010, five of you who were chosen randomly. Or perhaps we were guided by The Spirit, YOU NEVER KNOW. I did eat a ton of protein this weekend, so it could have just been gas. First, a few snapshots of some of [...]

Dress up!

First you let her kiss me, then you let her ride me like a horse, and now you’re trying to dress me in her clothes? If I were you I wouldn’t go to sleep tonight.

And so it begins

Huge snowstorm this weekend. Chuck and Coco were thrilled and spent hours running circles in the backyard while I looked out the window, a lonely tear dripping off of my face into my hot chocolate, The Cure on repeat. My poetry this season is going to kick ass.

The lowest of lows

Every day as a company we sit down to have lunch together: me, Jon, Tyrant, and my cousin McKenzie who took over my niece Mariah’s job of watching Marlo when Mariah started school back in August. Why have I not mentioned McKenzie until now? I’m just this second trying to think of a really good [...]

Ride eem cowboy!

OH DEAR OH DEAR, AFFECTIONATE HUMAN MOUNTING ME LIKE A HORSE, MUST NOT EAT AFFECTIONATE HUMAN. RIGHT? OR CAN I?

Reminders

I just wanted to post a few quick reminders about some of the things going on around here in case you’re having trouble finding specific pages. ….. Looking for the dooce® 2010 Camera Giveaway? Click here. Remember, we’re giving away an awesome camera. Deadline for this contest is 11:59 PM Eastern Time 11/22/2010. ….. Looking [...]

Give eem kisses!

OH DEAR OH DEAR, AFFECTIONATE HUMAN APPROACHING, HOLD SHIT TOGETHER.

Pumpkin carving maniacs

It had been years since we carved pumpkins, although Jon and I have bought pumpkins every Halloween since we got together in 2001. This year we waited until Halloween night, and then I was like THEY ARE GOING DOWN. I was covered in pumpkin guts by the end of it, but we got it done. [...]